neurosurgeon etymology

English word neurosurgeon comes from English surgeon, English neuro-

Detailed word origin of neurosurgeon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
surgeon English (eng) A surgeonfish.. One who performs surgery; a doctor who performs operations on people or animals.
neuro- English (eng) Forming compound words relating to nerves, nerve tissue, or the nervous system.
neurosurgeon English (eng) A surgeon specializing in brain surgery.

Words with the same origin as neurosurgeon

Descendants of surgeon
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Descendants of neuro-
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